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John Miljan in an Invincible mystery.
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Topics: mystery, murder, John Miljan, Invincible Pictures
Old Time Radio
by PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Roger Bower
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BROADCAST: December 1946 - October 1947. HOST: Barry Thomson as the host/librarian and Raymond Edward Johnson. PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Roger Bower. 30-minute murder mystery stories adapted for radio by Stedman Coles or Wyllis Cooper from based on and featuring some of the stories from the Doubleday Crime Club books. Crime Club was broadcast by Mutual and produced and directed by Roger Bower. The post war stories were by various different authors and adapted for radio by among others Stedman Coles...
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Topic: old time radio, mystery, crime
Film Noir
by Mort Briskin, Robert Smith
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Robert Young plays Jeff Cohalan, a young man whose wife was murdered while they were on their honeymoon, and who is plagued by strange accidents and visions of her death. He meets a beautiful young woman on a train, Ellen (Betsy Drake), and it becomes apparent that the two are very attracted to one another. Ellen soon learns about Jeff's past and is quickly drawn into his strange dark world, even when she begins to realize that Jeff may be much more dangerous than he seems.
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Topics: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Film Noir
by Robert Florey
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NOTE: DESCRIPTION CORRECTED. This is about a crime fighting newspaperman. Brad McKay, played by Lee Tracy, whom I have never heard of, works with the police to solve a case involving $100k and some murders. He is wisecracking and thinks his way, rapidly, out of the surprises. Visit: VintageNewscast.com
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Topics: the pay off, vintage
Feature Films
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A reporter gets tangled in a web of murder and deception when he follows a business tycoon aboard an ocean liner, looking for a scoop. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: action
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The Video Cellar Collection
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Failed pilot for a proposed British Sherlock Holmes series starring John Longdon (Hitchcock's "Blackmail" and "The Skin Game") as Sherlock Holmes. Campbell Singer plays Dr Watson and the episode also features Walter Gotell (70s and 80s Bond pictures) as Luzatto. The story is based on the canonical adventure "The Man With The Twisted Lip".
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Topics: Classic TV, Sherlock Holmes, Failed Pilots, John Longdon
The Video Cellar Collection
by Wilfred R Sheehan
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An early Spencer Tracy outing in this spy thriller set in Panama.
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Topics: Spencer Tracy, Spies, Panama Canal
The Video Cellar Collection
by George R Batcheller
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A charming Chesterfield mystery starring 1930s/40s hero Charles Starrett. The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder. Encoded for IPOD from a VHS master.
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Topics: Chesterfield Pictures, Charles Starrett, Richard Thorpe, B Picture
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The Video Cellar Collection
by Blake Edwards
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Season One Episode 16 (5 January 1959) An honest union leader is killed with a car bomb and suspicion falls on his chief rival, who hires Gunn to clear his name. This video is public domain because it was registered as a published film PETER GUNN. Spartan Productions. Approx. 29 min. each, sd., b&w. 16mm. Spartan Productions. The Fuse. 5 Jan 59 (in notice: 1958) LP 15083 and never renewed.
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Topics: Classic Tv, Peter Gunn, Craig Stevens, Blake Edwards, Private Detective
The Video Cellar Collection
by John Harlow
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David Farrar as Sexton Blake. One of two 1945 Sexton Blake films. This video comes from a VHS source
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Topics: Feature Films, Sexton Blake, Sherlock Holmes, Dennis Price
The Video Cellar Collection
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This rare Sherlock Holmes film was released at the same time as the Raymond Massey picture "The Speckled Band". The story is partly based on two Conan Doyle short stories: "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House". Sceptical about the potential success of the film, the producers sold the rights to the film to "First Division Pictures" for 800 pounds. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". It was very...
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Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Wontner, Mystery, Lost Films
Feature Films
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A mystery from England.
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Topics: mystery, murder, England, madness
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Frank Froest
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LibriVox recording of The Grell Mystery. Reading by Christine Blachford. Mr Robert Grell, millionaire and socialite, is found murdered in his study on a stormy evening. It's up to Heldon Foyle, the detective, to unravel the mystery. (Summary by Christine Blachford) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (213MB)
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Anna Maynard Barbour
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Librivox recording of At the Time Appointed by Anna Maynard Barbour. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. "Those who remember that excellent detective story, That Mainwaring Affair will expect to find plenty of mystery and exciting incidents in A. Maynard Barbour's latest novel, called At the Time Appointed , and they will realize their expectations.The author has a certain way of forecasting events and making people utter prophetic words, all bound to find their fulfillment somewhere before the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, mystery, fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Podcasts
by Dashiell Hammett
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A rural case of arson brings in the insurance companies -- and they bring in the Continental Op. Dashiell Hammett's first Continental Op story. Originally published under the pseudonym "Peter Collinson".
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Topics: Audiobook - fiction, mystery
Podcasts
by H. C. Bailey
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The first part of this 1920 mystery story from the Dr. Fortune series sends a young doctor to deal with an archduke's mysterious mishap.
Topics: Audiobook - Fiction, Mystery
Source: Call Mr. Fortune, by H.C. Bailey
Feature Films
by Arthur Dreifuss
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page
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Feature Films
by George A. Hirliman
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Mary Hastings Bradley
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An American archaeologist, a masked ball in Cairo, an illusive young woman and the unexplained disappearance of a Frenchman fifteen years earlier all play into this entertaining tale of mystery, intrigue and adventure. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (197MB)
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, mystery
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Sci-Fi / Horror
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AKA "Dominique Is Dead." Or is she? Something Cliff Robertson has to figure out.
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Topics: horror, mystery, feature films
Short Format Films
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Taken from IMDB : A scientist discovers a formula for making synthetic gold, but before he can reveal the secret to his colleagues at the International Research Foundation, both he and the book in which he has written the formula disappear. Super-detective Craig Kennedy and his partner are called in to find both the scientists and the formula. The Clutching Hand: Chapter 1 - Who Is the Clutching Hand? The Clutching Hand: Chapter 2 - Shadows The Clutching Hand: Chapter 3 - House of Mystery The...
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Topics: Serial, Action, Crime, Mystery
Feature Films
by Jack Chertok
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Blind detective Duncan Maclain is visited by old friend Norma Lawry, looking for help in getting rid of one of her old beaus, who is courting Norma's 17-year old step-daughter.
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Topics: Crime, Mystery
Sci-Fi / Horror
by Maury M. Cohen
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: mystery
Feature Films
by George R. Batcheller
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: Mystery
Movies for the Blind
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As intern Kildare (Lew Ayres) and his mentor Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) prepare to start a major study on pneumonia, they are sidetracked by a rich man who asks for their help investigating his daughter's strange behaviour. 1939. Part 1 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, comedy, doctor kildare, dr. kildare, lew...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Sax Rohmer
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LibriVox recording of The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer. Read by FNH. The first of the Fu-Manchu novels, this story follows the two characters who are set against the machinations of the insidious doctor.(Summary by FNH) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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Topics: audiobook, librivox, fiction, adventure, mystery, fu-manchu
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Silent Films
by William Fox
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From IMDb : A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman. Stars: Theda Bara, Edward José, Mabel Frenyear, Runa Hodges, May Allison, Clifford Bruce, Victor Benoit, Frank Powell, and Minna Gale
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Topics: Drama, Vamp
Movies for the Blind
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The family doctor (Patrick Magee) arrives at Castle Halloran and investigates the strange happenings there, as most are unaware that the death toll is rising. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, horror, mystery, roger corman, francis ford coppola
Sci-Fi / Horror
by Roger Corman
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An old Irish family is haunted by dark secrets around the death of a little girl seven years earlier. Two women, one married into the family and one soon to be, start unraveling the secrets at a price that couldn't have imagined. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page . You can download an AVI of this movie here .
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Topics: murder, mystery, horror, serial killer, insanity, corpse, psycopath, Francis Ford Coppola, Roger...
Movies for the Blind
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A police detective (Lee J. Cobb) covers things up when his lover (Jane Wyatt) kills her husband, but is then assigned to the case with his new partner: his own little brother (John Dall). 1950. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, crime, noir, lee j. cobb, jane wyatt, john...
Movies for the Blind
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Ed (Lee J. Cobb) finds someone to easily frame for the murder, but Andy's (John Dall) detective skills put the brothers on a collision course. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, crime, noir, lee j. cobb, jane wyatt, john...
Movies for the Blind
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When Doctor Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) pushes himself too hard, his illness catches up with him, causing Kildare (Lew Ayres) to make a choice his mentor will consider betrayal. Part 2 of 3. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, comedy, doctor kildare, dr. kildare, lew...
Movies for the Blind
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Hit by tragedy and with his marriage in trouble, Maximus (Claude Rains) considers if he can abandon his gift of clairvoyance. But one more premonition may seal his fate completely. ( Part 1 here. )
Topics: podcast, description, clairvoyant, claude rains, fay wray, blind, vision-impaired, british,...
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Movies for the Blind
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Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) is on the trail of Moriarty, but both he and Ronnie could soon become his prey. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, sherlock holmes, doctor watson, conan doyle, mystery,...
Movies for the Blind
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Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) is asked to help a man accused of cheating at cards, but takes up the case because he could be an unwitting pawn of the nefarious Professor Moriarty. (Also known as "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour") 1931. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com
Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, sherlock holmes, doctor watson, conan doyle, mystery,...
Movies for the Blind
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The pressure grows for Helene as she must contend with mounting suspicion from all directions and the return of the British pilot who fell in love with her. ( Part 1 here .)
Topics: podcast, description, vision-impaired, blind, war, british, german, spies, spy, karloff, england,...
Feature Films
by George R. Batcheller
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From IMDb : A pair of detectives investigate the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family. Stars: Ray Walker, Berton Churchill, Irene Ware, Hobart Bosworth, Hedda Hopper, and E. E. Clive The 676MB MPEG4 file was derived from the 2.8GB MPEG2 found on this page .
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Topics: Mystery, Murder, Blackmail
Feature Films
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Gun used during charades turns out to be loaded with real ammo instead of blanks.
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Topics: murder, mystery, charades
Film Noir
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topic: Thriller
Film Noir
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    How's that for a title? Lawyer Raymond Burr (seeming very much like Perry Mason) brilliantly defends Angela Lansbury, who seems certain to be found guilty of murdering her husband, who was Burr's best friend! Instead of spoiling it for you, I'll just say that a couple of surprises lie ahead for him. It's a wonder this film was allowed to become p.d. Don't miss it. Also appearing are Dick Foran, John Dehner, Lamont Johnson, and Denver Pyle. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a...
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Topics: murder, lawyer, Raymond Burr, noir, thriller, Angela Lansbury, Perry Mason, Dick Foran, John...
Film Noir
by Boo
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047878/ Police captain Peterson (Robert Middleton) storms into the office of police Lt. Leonard Diamond (Cornel Wilde) critical of Diamond's spending exorbitant amounts of the city budget and his own personal money in an attempt to arrest a crime boss Mr. Brown (Richard Conte). Peterson says it is a waste of time trying to find something incriminating to bring Mr. Brown to justice because his crime combo does business without accounting books, and furthermore...
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Topic: syndicate, crime, Cornel Wilde, Brian Donlevy, film noir, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Robert...
Film Noir
by Donald Ginsberg
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World War II vet Frank Pryor (Lloyd Bridges) returns to London from America after six years to look up an old flame, Pauline French (Moira Lister), now a successful actress. As he and the other passengers deplane and walk across to the terminal, Frank pauses for a moment and asks the man beside him for a light. There's a gunshot and the man crumples to the ground, shot by a marksman with a high-powered rifle, an assassin with a limp. It's not long before Frank Pryor is up to his neck in...
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Topics: Crime, Drama, Lloyd Bridges
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by J.S. Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of The Middle Temple Murder , by J.S. Fletcher. The dead body of a man is found on the steps to some chambers of Middle Temple Lane, near London’s law courts. A journalist and a young lawyer start investigating. - This classic English murder mystery was written in 1920 by J.S. Fletcher, himself a lawyer turned journalist and author. (Summary by Gesine) Read by LibriVox volunteers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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Topics: librivox, audio book, audiobook, mystery, fletcher, murder
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Film Noir
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Story of a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). She meets and falls in love with the doctors brother Douglas, but he is already happily married. Evelyn decides she will break up the marriage. Mystic Nights Videos
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Topics: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay, Marie McDonald, Jerome...
Film Noir
by John Huston
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This is a DVD image. Beat the Devil This movie has not become a cult classic for nothing. Among its other merits, it is one of the few films where a film noir is mixed with a comedy. It’s a whose who of actors of it’s vintage and is directed by John Huston. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre.
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Topics: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Wilkie Collins
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Librivox recording of The Moonstone , by Wilkie Collins. The story concerns a young woman called Rachel Verinder who inherits a large Indian diamond, the Moonstone, on her eighteenth birthday. The book is widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels. T. S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre: a large number of suspects, red herrings, a crime...
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Topics: detective novel, mystery, scotland yard, fiction, audio book, librivox
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Thomas W. Hanshew
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LibriVox recording of Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces , by Thomas W. Hanshew (1857–1914). Read by Ruth Golding . Meet Hamilton Cleek - man of mystery, and master of disguise and derring-do. Cleek's exploits are, to say the least, highly improbable, but the book is enormous fun. The goodies are good and the baddies are very bad indeed, but beware - things are not always what they seem. Suspend your disbelief and enjoy a rattling good yarn! Cleek is the central figure in dozens of short...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, detective story, crime, jewel thief, Scotland Yard, Narkom, Cleek
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Mary E. Hanshew and Thomas W. Hanshew
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LibriVox recording of The Riddle of the Purple Emperor , by Mary E. Hanshew and Thomas W. Hanshew. Read by Ruth Golding . Orphan Lady Margaret Cheyne returns home on her eighteenth birthday to live with her embittered maiden aunt and to take up her inheritance of the family jewels. The Cheyne jewels include a pendant featuring the Purple Emperor, a priceless jewel looted from a temple during the Indian Mutiny. During her time at school in Paris, Lady Margaret has met and fallen in love with Sir...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, detective story, crime, jewel thief, Scotland Yard, Narkom, Cleek,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Renard T. Fox. "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1841. Poe referred to it as a "tale of ratiocination" featuring the brilliant deductions of C. Auguste Dupin; it is today regarded as one of the first detective stories and is almost certainly the first locked room mystery. (Summary from Wikipedia) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, detective story
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The Lum Edwards Collection
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Old Time Radio Programs, The Sealed Book
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Topics: Old Time Radio, The Sealed Book, Sealed Book
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER This series went on the air on July 7, 1943 and lasted until April 22, 1955. A total of 431 episodes were broadcast. Casey, Crime Photographer had more history than substance. It was a B-grade radio detective on a par perhaps with The Falcon , better than Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons , but lacking the style and polish of The Adventures of Sam Spade . Originally appearing in the pages of Black Mask , under the watchful eyes of then-editor Joseph Shaw, Flashgun Casey...
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Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Casey, Crime...
Old Time Radio
by Nero Wolfe
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Big old fat Detective and his gopher Archie.
Topics: Nero Wolfe, armchair Detective
Old Time Radio
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(07 Episodes) (03, 04, 05, 06, 09, 10, 13) "Dr. Tim Detective," the 15 minute comedy detective from the late 40s, has been a tough one to find information on, but I will continue to search! OTR * def gp ddh
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy PI
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Charles Dickens
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Librivox recording of the Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read by Cynthia Lyons. Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly parts between March 1852 and September 1853. It is widely held to be one of Dickens’ finest and most complete novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. Dickens tells all of these both through the narrative of the novel’s heroine, Esther Summerson, and as an...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Esther Summerson, Tulkinghorn, John...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens' "Barnaby Rudge". Read by DebraLynn. A wayside tavern where the local men drink and gossip; an unsolved, twenty year old murder at a nearby mansion; a very talkative black raven; a London locksmith and his family; a man apparently returned from the dead; a hangman who enjoys his job way too much; an anti-Catholic lord; a large and violent mob; and the British Militia—what do all these things have in common? All have, in some way, touched or been...
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Topics: LibriVox, audio books, Victorian novel, novel, Gordon Riots
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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LibriVox recording of Library of World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 1, by Julian Hawthorne, ed. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, horror, ghost, American short stories.
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by John Buchan
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LibriVox recording of The Thirty-nine Steps by John Buchan. Reading by Adrian Praetzellis. Richard Hannay’s boredom is soon relieved when the resourceful engineer is caught up in a web of secret codes, spies, and murder on the eve of WWI. This exciting action-adventure story was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock’s 1939 classic film of the same name. John Buchan (1875-1940) was Governor General of Canada and a popular novelist. Although condemned by some for anti-Semitic dialog in The...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, spies
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by E. W. Hornung
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LibriVox recording of The Shadow of the Rope, by E. W. Hornung. Read by Christine Dufour. Rachel Minchin stands in the dock, accused of murdering the dissolute husband she was preparing to leave. The trial is sensational, and public opinion vehemently and almost universally against her. When the jury astonishes and outrages the world with a vedict of Not Guilty, Rachel quickly finds herself in need of protection. It comes in the form of a surprising offer of marriage from a mysterious stranger...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, hornung, literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Old Time Radio
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10 episodes of nick harris,detective.
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Topics: nick harris detective, old time radio
Old Time Radio
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Topics: Harry Lime, Orson Welles, OTR
Old Time Radio
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Welles' first radio series as director/producer/adaptor, in which he developed the techniques later used in The Mercury Theatre on the Air.
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by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
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LibriVox recording of The Master Mystery, by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey. Read by Roger Melin. While Harry Houdini didn't rise to fame as a screen actor, silent film makers of the day sought to capitalize on his fame. The Master Mystery was Houdini's first such attempt, and it was embraced by the viewing public, leading to other screen roles following. The hero (or superhero) is Quentin Locke, scientist, agent of the U.S. Justice Department, and not surprisingly, an escape artist...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of Three Thousand Dollars, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Roger Melin. This short story by Anna Katharine Green revolves around a plot to steal some goods secured safely within an impenetrable vault within the confines of Mr. Stoughton's business concern. Nobody seems to have any clue as to how the vault can be accessed, and yet access is gained once a day by person or persons unknown, by a means not known to anyone, apparently Mr. Stoughton himself included! Every clerk in...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York.(quote from the book) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Topics: Librivox, Audiobooks, mystery, kidnapping
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by Carlton E. Morse
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Old Time Radio series, shows from 1944.
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by Anna Katharine Green
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Librivox recording of "The Leavenworth Case", by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Kirsten Ferreri Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She was never very successful as an author, but the technical excellence of her books caused several law schools to use The Leavenworth Case as a textbook in some of their classes, as an example of how misleading circumstantial evidence can be. (Summary by Kirsten Ferreri) For further information,...
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by Carlton E Morse, John Paul Schofield
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I Love Adventure FIRST BROADCAST: April 25th 1948 LAST BROADCAST: July 18th 1948 CAST: Michael Raffetto, Tom Collins, Barton Yarborough, Russell Thorson, Lillian Buyeff, Earl Lee, Harry Lang, Janet Logan, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Rolfe Sedan, donal Morrison, Luis Van Rooten, Lal Chand Mehra, Alma Lawton, Barbara Jean Wong, Henry Blair, Betty Lou Gerson, Dix Davis, Peggy Webber, Lou Krugman, Frank Richards, Jeanne Bates, Everett Glass. ANNOUNCER: Dresser Dahlstead. MUSIC: Rex Koury on...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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Librivox recording of That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen The dead body of a woman was found under a large cabinet. But she had been dead four hours before the cabinet fell upon her. The owners of the house had been on vacation and the place empty. Who was she and why was she in the empty house all alone? Summary by Dawn L. For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Woman in the Alcove, by Anna Katharine Green "I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate." Thus begins this mystery told by Anna Katharine Green, one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and renowned for writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.(Summary by Annise) For further...
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Episodes of the old-time radio detective series "A Man Named Jordan" and "Rocky Jordan", which were based in some part on the film "Casablanca".
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Rocky Jordan, A Man Named Jordan, A Man Called Jordan, Casablanca